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Bleeding tongue

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding: Use a sterile gauze or a tea bag applied to the site with pressure for 30 minutes.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Bleeding tongue: Gentle pressure for 30 min with gauze pad or tea bag. See Dentist or physician ASAP to evaluate. If from trauma may require sutures, antibiotic covera ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklin Allen
12 years experience Dentistry
See your doc: See your doc or nurse that manages your blood thinners. A tongue will stop bleeding on its own usually. Your blood may be too thin and can be danger ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Emrich
41 years experience Dentistry
What's the cause? : What's the cause? How much bleeding? Usually increased bleeding time you need to know the cause and apply presure quickly to the area. Your labs need ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
20 years experience Dentistry
Yes: As long as the cut is not large, you can use it. It wont taste good at all, and may not work well due to the washing effect of your saliva. If the c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Tylor
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get checked soon: You should not have a bleeding sore on your tongue. While it could be as simple as you having bit the tongue or a canker sore, there are some more se ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
41 years experience Dentistry
Bit tongue: Most likely you bit your tongue while you slept. If it continues see a dentist. You may have a broken tooth that is rough and rubbing on the tongue. A ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Arm
48 years experience Pathology
Tongue bite: Impossible to answer without complete history/exam.A bite can lead to problems like infection.You should see a doctor/dentist. Before you go you may t ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dental Care: It appears you are long overdue for a visit to a dentist. You may have periodontitis and extensive decay. Hopefully your teeth can be saved. Make the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not likely: You could cough up some blood with a severe bronchitis, but bleeding from the tongue would be very unusual. If you have a sore or other spot that is ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tongue bleeding: Apply cold applications or cold water to your tongue and if bleeding doesn't subside head to the hospital emergency room for prompt evaluation and tre ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
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Still bleeding?: After trying direct pressure there are some home remedies like ice with pressure. Also a tea bag may help. If it continues there are commercial prod ... Read More
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